Events

Super Duper Alice Cooper

SUPER DUPER ALICE COOPER is the story of Vincent Furnier, preacher's son, who struck fear into the hearts of parents everywhere as Alice Cooper, the ultimate rock star of the bizarre. From the advent...

Monday, September 8, 2014 - 7:00pm

The Fogcutters

Since 2010, The Fogcutters have been electrifying audiences in New England with a brand new take on what a big band is and can be. This 20-piece collossus is a collaboration with many of Portland,...

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 7:30pm

Chris Trapper of the Push Stars

Once best-known as the front man for The Push Stars, Boston-based musician Chris Trapper is now probably better known for his original song, This Time, the #1 selling tune on the Grammy-nominated...

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 8:00pm

John Holden and the Shrieks

After years of appearing with the newgrass band Lunch at the Dump and the Chip Smith Project, John Holden now appears at the Spotlight Cafe with his newest band The Shrieks. The band will cover a...

Saturday, September 13, 2014 - 8:00pm

Rolling Stones: Sweet Summer Sun

Captured live in the summer of 2013, the Rolling Stones historic and triumphant return to Hyde Park was without doubt the event of the summer. Over 100,000 fans of all ages packed into the park for...

Monday, September 15, 2014 - 7:00pm

Constitutionally Speaking: Sandra Day O’Connor

On Wednesday, September 17, New Hampshire will celebrate “Constitution Day” in a very special way. Retired United States Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor will deliver the William W. Treat...

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 6:00pm

Medium Lauren Rainbow : An Evening With Spirit

Due to popular demand run extended to two nights! Join medium Lauren Rainbow as she brings to you an evening of Messages from Spirit. This is a wonderful and powerful opportunity to witness our...

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 7:30pm - Friday, September 19, 2014 - 7:30pm

Concord Christian Academy presents An Evening with Phil and Al Robertson from A&E's Duck Dynasty

For four seasons now the Robertson family has brought together the worlds of running a successful business with outdoorsmen savvy, and the everyday challenges of their ever engaging, "happy, happy,...

Saturday, September 20, 2014 - 7:00pm

Heather Maloney and Darlingside

Heather Maloney and Darlingside independently began their musical careers in late 2009 in Northampton, MA, crossing paths only through overlapping posters pinned up on cork boards across town and...

Sunday, September 21, 2014 - 7:30pm

Aerosmith: Rock for the Rising Sun

ROCK FOR THE RISING SUN features the classic tracks: Love In An Elevator, Livin' On The Edge, Last Child, Walk This Way, Draw The Line, Sweet Emotion, Hangman Jury, and many more, with material drawn...

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 7:00pm

moe.

moe. is the preeminent progressive rock band on the music scene today. With 20 years of touring and just as many albums under its belt, the quintet of Al Schnier and Chuck Garvey on guitars and...

Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 7:30pm

Menopause The Musical®

COME JOIN OUR SISTERHOOD! Four women at a lingerie sale with nothing in common but a black lace bra AND memory loss, hot flashes, night sweats, not enough sex, too much sex and more! This hilarious...

Saturday, September 27, 2014 - 7:00pm - Sunday, September 28, 2014 - 2:00pm

Lamb of God: As the Palaces Burn

In 1995, five guys from Virginia with a love of heavy metal began jamming together. They played in basements and dingy clubs, recorded demos, worked hard, built a rabid underground fan base, and...

Monday, September 29, 2014 - 7:00pm

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

This performance is a rebroadcast of a live performance from London.Based on the acclaimed novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of...

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 9:30am

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Based on the acclaimed novel by Mark Haddon, adapted by Simon Stephens and directed by Marianne Elliott, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time has been hailed by The Times as ‘a...

Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 6:00pm

Brian Regan

Brian Regan is one of the best comedians performing today. His comedy keeps audiences coming back time and again. Brian’s highlights have included his own specials on both Showtime and Comedy Central...

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 7:30pm

Metropolis Ensemble’s Brownstone

Brownstone is a site-specific electro-acoustic composition/installation by Jakub Ciupinski that will be performed throughout the historic, Victorian-era Kimball House at the Capitol Center for the...

Sunday, October 5, 2014 - 6:00pm

Harry the Dirty Dog

Harry has everything a little white dog with black spots could want. There’s just one problem: he hates taking baths. He hates them so much, in fact, that one morning he runs away. After a wonderful...

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 10:00am

Voices of the (603)

From the lush chords of barbershop harmony to the classic sound of traditional a cappella music, from the rocking sounds of contemporary a cappella to the tight jazz singing, you are in for a treat....

Friday, October 10, 2014 - 7:00pm

Verdi's Macbeth

Star soprano Anna Netrebko delivers her searing portrayal of Lady Macbeth, the mad and murderous mate of Željko Lučić’s doomed Macbeth, for the first time at the Met. Adrian Noble’s chilling...

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 1:00pm

Paula Poundstone

25 years ago Paula Poundstone climbed on a Greyhound bus and traveled across the country --stopping in at open mic nights at comedy clubs as she went.  A high school dropout, she went on to...

Saturday, October 11, 2014 - 8:00pm

Mikaela Davis

Mikaela Davis is a harpist/singer-songwriter from Rochester, New York who burst onto the scene following her amazing YouTube covers of Sufjan Stevens' Casimir Pulaski Day, which has received...

Sunday, October 12, 2014 - 7:30pm

Medea

Helen McCrory returns to the National Theatre to take the title role in Euripides’ powerful tragedy, in a new version by Ben Power, directed by Carrie Cracknell. Medea is a wife and a mother. For...

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 6:00pm

America’s Test Kitchen Live with Christopher Kimball

Join Christopher Kimball in an informative and lively evening exploring PBS Television’s America’s Test Kitchen. The audience will get an insider’s view of the show, including the process of how the...

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 7:30pm

Anna Schuleit Haber

Anna Schuleit Haber, a Fellow of The MacDowell Colony,  is a visual artist whose work lies at the intersection of painting, drawing, installation art, architecture, and community. Her works have...

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 7:30pm

In Collaboration: The Milk Carton Kids & Sarah Jarosz

Following their meeting at the renowned Telluride Bluegrass Festival in 2013, Sarah Jarosz and The Milk Carton Kids have pursued a collaboration with a depth and identity all its own. Their initial...

Friday, October 17, 2014 - 8:00pm

Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro

Met Music Director James Levine conducts a spirited new production of Mozart’s masterpiece, directed by Richard Eyre, who sets the action of this classic domestic comedy in a 19th-century manor house...

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 1:00pm

Jeff Sharlet

Jeff Sharlet, a Fellow of The MacDowell Colony,  is the nationally bestselling author of The Family, described by Barbara Ehrenreich as “one of the most compelling and brilliantly researched...

Saturday, October 18, 2014 - 7:30pm

Boz Scaggs

Since the age of twelve, singer/songwriter Boz Scaggs was determined to make a living from playing music. He is now known worldwide for his soulful guitar work. His musical explorations have produced...

Sunday, October 19, 2014 - 7:30pm

The Giver by Lois Lowry

This Literature to Life Award winner was adapted in 2009 and marked the first young adult novel on the Literature to Life roster.  Newly adapted by Associate Artistic Director Elise Thoron, this...

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 10:00am

A Streetcar Named Desire

The fastest-selling production in the Young Vic’s history, Tennessee Williams’ timeless masterpiece A Streetcar Named Desire will be broadcast live from their London home by National Theatre Live....

Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 6:00pm

Bizet's Carmen

Richard Eyre’s mesmerizing production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama returns with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili singing her signature role of the ill-fated gypsy temptress. Aleksandrs Antonenko...

Saturday, November 1, 2014 - 1:00pm

Under the Streetlamp

Under the Streetlamp, America’s hottest new vocal group with a top PBS special, performs an electrifying evening of classic hits from the American radio songbook. Exuding the irresistible rapport of...

Sunday, November 2, 2014 - 7:30pm

Shaping Sound

Created by Emmy©  Award-nominated choreographers TRAVIS WALL, NICK LAZZARINI, TEDDY FORANCE and KYLE ROBINSON, SHAPING SOUND is an electrifying mash-up of dance styles and musical genres brought...

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 7:30pm

Steven Wright

A comedian noted for his deadpan delivery, Steven Wright has built up a following, and while he has not followed many of his contemporaries into sitcom or big screen stardom, he did win an Academy...

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 8:00pm

Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great

Being a 10 year-old kid is kind of a pain. Having an older sister is really a pain. Being afraid of everything is ... well, just plain painful! Sheila Tubman, otherwise known as Sheila the Great,...

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Bob Marley

Bob Marley is one of the hottest and most sought-after comedians in the country. He has been featured in his own special on Comedy Central, and is one of the few comics to do the complete late- night...

Saturday, November 15, 2014 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

STEVE HACKETT – Genesis Extended

Legendary guitarist Steve Hackett has announced his Genesis Extended Tour, featuring a selection of classics to include some of the gems he had to sacrifice on the Award winning Genesis Revisited...

Sunday, November 16, 2014 - 7:30pm

AXIS Dance Company

AXIS Dance Company has become one of the world’s most acclaimed and innovative ensembles of performers with and without disabilities. Founded in 1987, they have paved the way for a powerful...

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - 7:30pm

AXIS Dance Company

AXIS Dance Company, one of the world’s most acclaimed and innovative ensembles of performers with and without disabilities, will change the way you think about dance and the possibilities of the...

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - 10:00am

An Evening with Michael Feinstein

Michael Feinstein, the multi-platinum-selling, two-time Emmy and five-time Grammy Award-nominated entertainer dubbed “The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook,” is considered one of the premier...

Friday, November 21, 2014 - 7:30pm

Ani DiFranco

Ani DiFranco is one of the most important artists of our time. Songwriter, Poet, philanthropist, and icon, DiFranco’s social contributions are just as important as her musical ones. Her career has...

Sunday, November 23, 2014 - 7:30pm

Rossini Il Barbiere di Siviglia

The Met’s effervescent production of Rossini’s classic comedy – featuring some of the most instantly recognizable melodies in all of opera – stars Isabel Leonard as the feisty Rosina, Lawrence...

Monday, November 24, 2014 - 6:00pm

Frankenstein

National Theatre Live’s thrilling broadcast of Frankenstein returns to cinemas for a limited time, due to unprecedented audience demand.Directed by Academy Award®-winner Danny Boyle (Trainspotting,...

Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 2:00pm

Dueling Pianos

One night only! A high energy, interactive, and all-request rock and roll event. From Bon Jovi to Billy Joel, you make the requests and you sing along - lots of music, and lots of laughs in one of...

Saturday, November 29, 2014 - 8:00pm

Celtic Tenors Christmas

The only tenor group with a truly global audience, The Celtic Tenors will give you a night to remember. Whether playing a neighborhood cathedral or major concert halls in international cities like...

Sunday, November 30, 2014 - 7:30pm

An Epic Christmas Around The World

This Christmas, take a trip around the world and see what makes Christmas the most magical time of the year. Celebrate with an exciting cast of characters as they travel from country to country in...

Saturday, December 6, 2014 - 7:00pm

The Twelve Days of Christmas

The Twelve Days of Christmas features over one hundred young performers from across New Hampshire and includes students of Eastern Ballet Institute, Concord Community Music School’s Purple Finches...

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 6:30pm - Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 2:00pm

Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg

James Levine returns to one of his signature Wagner works conducting this epic comedy—back at the Met for the first time in eight years—about a group of Renaissance “master singers” whose song...

Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 12:00pm

Legend of Love

The royal apartments of Queen Mekhmene Banu are plunged into mourning – her young sister, Princess Shyrin, is dying. The Princess will only be saved if the Queen gives Shyrin her beauty. The Queen...

Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 7:30pm

Holiday Pops Variety Show featuring the Capital Jazz Orchestra Small Group

Ring in the Holidays with the Capital Jazz Orchestra Small Group and Music Director Clayton "Skip" Poole as they entertain, sing, make you laugh, and celebrate the Yuletide in a wonderful, new...

Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 4:00pm

Skylight

Bill Nighy (Love Actually, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) and Carey Mulligan (Inside Llewyn Davis, The Great Gatsby) feature in the highly-anticipated production of David Hare’s Skylight, directed...

Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 2:00pm

Kate Gridley

Artist Kate Gridley will give a multimedia presentation about her  installation“Passing Through: Portraits of Emerging Adults”, which consists of 17 over life sized oil canvasses paired with 17...

Saturday, January 3, 2015 - 7:30pm

La Bayadère

When the beautiful dancer Nikiya and the warrior Solor meet in secret, they swear eternal mutual fidelity. However, the High Brahmin, who is also in love with Nikiya, overhears them. He rushes to...

Sunday, January 4, 2015 - 2:00pm

JOHN

Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre bring their powerful new production to the National Theatre.DV8 Physical Theatre has produced 18 highly acclaimed dance-theatre works and four films for...

Sunday, January 4, 2015 - 6:00pm

Laurie Berkner

Best-selling, award-winning children’s recording artist Laurie Berkner has been a professional musician for more than 20 years, releasing five hit albums. Nicknamed “the queen of children’s music” by...

Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 11:00am

A Centennial Salute to “Old Blue Eyes,” Frank Sinatra

The first, and possibly the greatest  American musical superstar, Frank  Sinatra was inarguably one of the  most successful, multi-talented entertainers of the 20th century, singing...

Friday, January 16, 2015 - 7:30pm

Lehár's The Merry Widow

The great Renée Fleming stars as the beguiling femme fatale who captivates all Paris in Lehár’s enchanting operetta, seen in a new staging by Broadway virtuoso director and choreographer Susan...

Saturday, January 17, 2015 - 1:00pm

The Lightning Thief

Percy Jackson is about to be kicked out of boarding school... again, and that’s the least of his troubles. Lately, mythological monsters and the gods of Mount Olympus seem to be walking straight out...

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Ivy + Bean, The Musical

Based on the New York Times best-selling children’s books series by author Annie Barrows and Illustrator Sophie Blackhall, Ivy + Bean, The Musical is the story of an unexpected friendship between two...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - 10:00am

Su Lian Tan: when music and text dance

Composer Su Lian Tan will give a talk about the music of language and the literary nature of music. Focusing on her collaboration with author Jamaica Kincaid, Jamaica’s Songs, Ms. Tan will elucidate...

Friday, January 23, 2015 - 7:30pm

The Amazing Nano Brothers

Fun for the whole family, this live dramatic performance explores nanoscale science and technology. Dan and Joel are brothers – Dan a know-it-all and Joel a naif – who must deliver a juggling show...

Sunday, January 25, 2015 - 1:00pm

To Kill a Mockingbird

A sleepy, southern town confronts difference and justice through the eyes of six-year old Scout. In the heroics of her father, the struggles of her friends and neighbors, and the threat of a...

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 10:00am

Pete Seeger: the Storm King

Pete Seeger: The Storm King presents Pete Seeger’s spoken words—in his own recorded voice—set to live music and video based on the Grammy® nominated audio project conceived and produced by world-...

Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 7:00pm

Offenbach's Les Contes D’Hoffmann

The magnetic tenor Vittorio Grigolo takes on the tortured poet and unwitting adventurer of the title of Offenbach’s operatic masterpiece, in the Met’s wild, kaleidoscopic production. Erin Morley will...

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 6:00pm

Swan Lake

Founded by legendary dancer and former Prima Ballerina of The Bolshoi Theater Ballet, Maya Plissetskaya, The State Ballet Theater of Russia, now under the direction of award-winning dancer and...

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 - 7:00pm

Tchaikovsky's Iolanta / Bartok's Bluebeard’s Castle

On the heels of her triumphant Met performances in Eugene Onegin, soprano Anna Netrebko takes on another Tchaikovsky heroine in the first opera of this intriguing double bill, consisting of an...

Saturday, February 14, 2015 - 12:30pm

Pirate School!

Pirate School! is a madcap, swashbuckling, one-man family vaudeville show created and performed by veteran New York physical comedian and actor David Engel. The show has enthralled, emboldened, and...

Sunday, February 15, 2015 - 1:00pm

Arc Iris

Arc Iris crystallizes the evolution of composer, singer, and multi-instrumentalist Jocie Adams, a former core member of renowned indie-folk band The Low Anthem. This is a breakaway moment for Adams,...

Saturday, February 21, 2015 - 6:00pm

Treasure Island

Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery, broadcast live from the National Theatre.It’s a dark, stormy night...

Sunday, February 22, 2015 - 2:00pm

Headliners Comedy Club

Headliners Comedy Club returns for a hilarious night with three great comedians: Paul GilMligan, Mark Scalia, and Matt Berry.

Saturday, February 28, 2015 - 8:00pm

Four Score and Seven Years Ago

To young Lemuel, who has escaped slavery in Georgia, life in Gettysburg is everything he had dreamed it would be. His ideas about the North and the South, as well as what it means to be a free man,...

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 10:00am

Cirque Ziva

Created by the artistic director of the fabled Golden Dragon Acrobats, Danny Chang, Cirque Ziva accomplishes the impossible, blending transforming gravity-defying acrobatics with sleek, colorful...

Thursday, March 5, 2015 - 7:00pm

ArcAttack

ArcAttack offers a comprehensive, curriculum based show for children that meets National Science Education Standards. The group strives to be a leader in educational entertainment, inspiring students...

Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 10:00am

Memphis

TURN UP THAT DIAL... From the underground dance clubs of 1950s Memphis, Tennessee, comes a hot new Broadway musical that bursts off the stage with explosive dancing, irresistible songs, and a...

Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 7:30pm

Rossini's La Donna del Lago

Bel canto superstars Joyce DiDonato and Juan Diego Flórez join forces for this Rossini showcase of vocal virtuosity, set in the medieval Scottish highlands and based on a beloved novel by Sir Walter...

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 6:00pm

Harold and the Purple Crayon

“One evening, after thinking it over for some time, Harold decided to go for a walk in the moonlight.” So begins Harold and the Purple Crayon, the first of seven delightful picture books by Crockett...

Tuesday, March 17, 2015 - 10:00am

The Capitol Steps

Join CATCH Neighborhood Housing for a hilarious evening of electoral mockery, scandal skewering, and buffoon lampooning with the Capitol Steps’ musical political satire.    “No matter who...

Friday, March 27, 2015 - 8:00pm

Tom Chapin

Tom Chapin’s performances appeal to all ages; his songs tell the stories of our times.  Chapin presents a lively, interactive and fun-filled performance which engages the hearts, minds, and...

Sunday, March 29, 2015 - 1:00pm

Curious George

Every year on Meatball Day,  George  helped his friend Chef Pisghetti  cook some delicious meatballs, and serve them to  the hungry crowd.  But this year, the crowd had...

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Celtic Thunder: the Best of Celtic Thunder

Drawing material from Celtic Thunder’s 9 Public Television Specials, 11 CDs and DVDs and 8 US tours, The Very Best Of Celtic Thunder aims to combine all Celtic Thunder classics, fan favorites and hit...

Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 7:30pm

Home Free

When country a cappella band Home Free was crowned Season 4 Champions of NBC's The Sing-Off this past December, their victory was by no means the beginnings of a career for the five country stars...

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 7:30pm

Anything Goes

ALL ABOARD for this saucy and splendid production of ANYTHING GOES, winner of three 2011 Tony Awards® including Best Musical Revival and Choreography!  One of the greatest musicals in theater...

Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 7:30pm

Lily Tomlin

Lily Tomlin, one of America’s foremost comediennes, continues to venture across an ever-widening range of media, starring in television, theater, motion pictures, animation, and video. ...

Friday, April 24, 2015 - 6:00pm

Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana/ Leoncavallo's Pagliacci

Opera’s most enduring tragic double bill returns in an evocative new production from Sir David McVicar, who sets the action across two time periods but in the same Sicilian village. Marcelo Álvarez...

Saturday, April 25, 2015 - 12:30pm

Romeo and Juliet

In Verona, the rivalry between the Capulets and the Montagues brings bloodshed to the city. When the Capulets organise a masked ball in honour of their daughter Juliet, Romeo Montague and his friend...

Sunday, April 26, 2015 - 2:00pm

Ethan Lipton: No Place to Go

NO PLACE TO GO’s 2012 premiere at The Public Theater was celebrated as one of the most unique and deeply relevant musical theater works to arrive in years. The company where he’s worked for the past...

Friday, May 1, 2015 - 8:00pm

The Wailin' Jennys

The Wailin' Jennys are Nicky Mehta, Ruth Moody and Heather Masse, three distinct voices that together make an achingly perfect vocal sound. Frequent guests on Garrison Keillor's public radio show A...

Saturday, May 2, 2015 - 8:00pm

A 100th Birthday Tribute to Billie Holiday

International touring and recording artist  Clairdee will be joining forces with the Capital Jazz Orchestra, Clayton "Skip" Poole, Music Director, for a very special 100th birthday tribute to...

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 7:30pm

 

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